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Economy in Portland, Oregon

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EconomyPortland, ORUnited States
Unemployment Rate7.80%8.60%
Recent Job Growth0.76%0.35%
Future Job Growth33.72%32.10%
Sales Taxes0.00%5.00%
Income Taxes9.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$27,218$26,154
Household Income$47,540$50,935
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K12.41%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K11.02%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K11.98%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K17.27%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K20.82%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K11.45%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K9.47%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K3.95%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K1.49%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.13%0.16%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, Business, and Financial Operations13.83%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations23.57%20.61%
Service14.96%14.45%
Sales and Office26.47%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.25%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance7.01%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving13.90%14.05%


Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Portland, OR, is 7.80%, with job growth of 0.76%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.72%.

Portland, OR Taxes

Portland, OR,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Portland, OR Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $27,218, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $47,540.


Portland Economy SperlingViews

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